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Tents vs. Hammocks: How a Traditional Camper Took to Sleeping in Trees

Hammock brand Kammok tried to sell me — a lifelong tent-user — on hanging versus traditional camping. So I went along with the brand for overnights …

Backpacking

Nissan debuts pop-top and fully-electric camper vans for summer adventures

Just in time for summer road trips, Nissan has debuted two new camper vans at the Madrid Motor Show. The company showcased mod-style camper vans — …

Campers

Introducing The Dyrt Camping App: Find Camping Near You

Have you heard of The Dyrt? It’s a camping website that allows campers to search for campgrounds, read reviews, and look at photos of campsites to …

Camping

The 8 Best Camping Hammocks to Buy in 2018

So long wet tents and grumpy campers. Hammocks are a warm, easy alternative to snoozing on the cold, rocky ground in a tent, or worse, only in a …

The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

Tech Talks - Wheel Balance 101, Presented by Park Tool

In this episode, Calvin and Truman crack open a cold one and dig into wheel imbalance and whether the finicky process of balancing your wheels makes …

This is how riding mountain bikes can improve your mental fitness

Mountain biking has numerous benefits for your physical fitness, but have you thought about the ones it delivers to your mental health?<p>Mental health …

Paul McCartney’s Extraordinary Carpool Karaoke Tour of Liverpool With James Corden

A *huge* surprise makes this one of the all-time Carpool greats.<p>James Corden describes it as “quite possibly the best #CarpoolKaraoke we’ve done so …

Garden Hose Roundup

Stop fumbling around with the garden hose each spring.<p>I store my garden hoses coiled up inside a round garbage can all winter. My lawn sprinklers fit …

I Ditched My Hiking Boots for Cycling Shoes and Fell in Love with Bikepacking

Flat pedals win medals is what I’m chanting in my head as I rocket down a dirt Forest Service road in the mountains outside Asheville, North …

How to clean a washing machine – to banish mould, bad smells and residues

Have you given your washing machine an MOT?<p>Try our top tips on how to clean a washing machine. If your washing machine is looking a bit worse for …

Cleaning

This whimsical tiny house with its own pizza oven was built for just $15,000

Although some may equate living in a tiny house with austere minimalism, with savvy planning there’s always room for a little whimsy. Take this …

Dining Rooms

Honda Monkey bike in dealers by the end of July

The new 2018 Honda Monkey bike will be in all UK Honda motorcycle dealerships by the end of July 2018 costing £3699.<p>It’s an iconic image of the 1970s …

Motorcycles

A Love Supreme

It is undoubtedly one of the most influential, spiritual, and important jazz albums ever recorded. And the inside story on just how this album came into being, as told by many of those who were there, is a story that makes for two great hours of radio.<p>How did Coltrane with drummer Elvin Jones, …

Humboldt crash: A tiny town tries to cope through unimaginable tragedy

Leroy asked his only son, Darcy, for a minute on the couch. He’s still not sure why he felt so compelled to speak to him. Maybe it’s because their …

Manshausen Island

Nordland, Norway<p>Consisting of 55 acres in the middle of the Grøtøya strait, Manshausen Island was originally established in 1698 and became an important area for the old trading post of Grøtøya. The stone quays that exist on the resort's property originally housed one of Northern Norway's largest …

Saltwater

The First 4 Riders Have Earned Tickets to the Pump Track World Championship

PRESS RELEASE: Red Bull Pump Track World Championship<p>This past weekend saw qualifiers for the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship take place in …

Mountain Biking

The 10 tools you should have in your workshop toolkit - MBR

Chain tools, keys and cutters<p>Fettling with your bikes is sometimes half the fun. Here’s the ultimate workshop toolkit to ensure you can fix, upgrade …

Woodworking

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

Apps

Watch: 10 (Useful?) Bike Hacks for Mountain Biking

Seth’s Bike Hacks lives up to its name with 10 <b>more</b> bike hacks for mountain biking and beyond.<p>Want <i>even</i> <i>more</i> hacks? Check out the videos linked …

Clever Magnet Hacks to Simplify Your Life

From wrangling power cords to holding up slipping trash can liners, the unassuming magnet is a force to be reckoned with. Use a magnetic strip to …

DIY tiny cabin is made out of old skateboards and a horse trough

When it comes to DIY, sometimes just one simple tool can make all of the difference. Nick Orso spent two years researching, planning, and building an …

Carrie Underwood And Ludacris’ ‘Champion’ Video Goes Hard On Inspirational Imagery

Not even DJ Khaled could have cooked up this collaboration. Originally written for Super Bowl LII, Carrie Underwood‘s “Champion” with Ludacris has gone to No. 1 on iTune’s Top Songs chart in 10 countries, including the US, and now, it receives an inspirational music video directed by Jimmy …

This Self-Taught Nepali Mountain Biker Might Be Asia's Fastest

Rajesh Magar started racing on a “Franken-bike” he built himself. Now he’s one of Asia’s top mountain bikers, poised to make a name on the world stage.<p>Nepal is not exactly renowned for its mountain bikers. But in this corner of the Himalayas, the hardcore sport is on the rise—and 21-year-old Rajesh …

Off the Clock: 48 Hour Road Trip

The Weekend.<p>It’s had its draw since we were kids stuck in school and continues, to this day, to be the light at the end of the tunnel that is each …

The best books on cycling

WORDS: Imogen Smith<p>Whether it’s inspiration, information, or entertainment you’re after, there are a bunch of cycling titles out there to keep you …

What Do Riders Think? 10 Flat Pedals Reviewed by Vital MTB Members

<i>T</i>here's power in numbers, and collectively Vital MTB readers put in more trail miles and try out more products than our team of professional …

Justin Townes Earle finds calm in a drastically changing world with Kids in the Street

It would be misleading to suggest that Justin Townes Earle takes a utilitarian approach to making records.As with his past six studio albums, the …

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